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GroupMe

The best way to chat with everyone you know

GroupMe is like a private chat room for your small group. Have as many as you want, and it's always free. Now, you can coordinate with coworkers, organize a game night, and keep in touch with family all in the same place.

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Islands

Slack for College 🌴

Islands connects you with people, places and communities you care about at your college. Finding your people is a core, primal need and unlocks human potential.

Product Hunt
Greg Isenberg started his first company at age 13 and sold his previous one to StumbleUpon in 2013. He recently raised $1.85m from Greylock and others for his new app, after living on college campuses for the past year. Greg is here to share what he's learned with the community.
Mashable
Greg Isenberg has seen how other apps grow. That's why he's at the University of Alabama with his new app, Islands. It's already the hot new thing as students start classes for the fall 2017 semester. "Who wants to meet people the most? It's people at college.
Teen Vogue
As millions of students around the country find their bearings during the first few weeks of school, one thing remains universal: connecting with like-minded people on campus can be a challenge. But Islands, "your new home...
VentureBeat
Islands wants to take over colleges in the U.S. by connecting like-minded students through events and activities, and today the startup announced the close of its $1.85 million seed round. A string of notable investors participated, including Greylock Partners, entrepreneur Scott Belsky, and Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Ventures.
Inc.com
Over the years I've regularly facilitated "founders' weekends" in Los Angeles, where I work with a number of CEOs developing new startups. At these weekends, companies like Breather and Quietly were vetted before launching. At one of these weekends, I met startup founder Greg Isenberg.
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Hive

Yik Yak's new secret app, a social network for your campus

The Verge
In the weeks before it laid off most of its staff, Yik Yak employees believed the company was back on the right track. After a bruising fall, in which users revolted against the end of anonymous posting, the company appeared to have stabilized.
TechCrunch
Yik Yak crashed and burned after raising $73.5 million... then laying off most of its employees as users ditched its anonymous message board app. But now Yik Yak appears to be taking another shot at the college demographic with an app for chatting up people with the same classes, major or interest.
5 Alternatives to Hive

Bolster

Peer-to-peer texting at scale for campaigns + organizations

Bolster is a platform that enables organizations and campaigns to quickly and easily create peer-to-peer texting campaigns. Managers of campaigns can manage templated outreach and reply messages along with analytics to ensure your message is getting across.

98% of text messages are read versus less than 20% of emails.

ZDNet
Once again, Hillary Clinton and messaging technology are both in the news. And once again, something Secretary Clinton is doing is being portrayed as skirting the edge of the law. While not quite at the "I didn't inhale level," a recent Bloomberg article implies her campaign is dancing around the spirit of the law.
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What is the most promising social app?

JulienBlanchon
GroupMe - The best way to chat with everyone you know
"Groupme was really popular in college and was the preferred method of chatting in groups and interest categories"
Invitime - Meet new friends and challenge them to invite you
"It´s a social network based on invitations, facilitate ideas to go out, to get company for your adventures or to get who invite you to that… See more

What are good Slack alternatives?

Bernadette JuddMarketer
Flock - Real-time team messenger tool
"The key thing for our team is that Flock integrates all the critical integration that most users need and you get unlimited integrations fo… See more
Twist - There’s more to work than keeping up with group chat
"Pretty sure you were referring to Twist in your description. It's built by the team who built Todoist, so it also integrates nicely with t… See more
Circuit - Make your teamwork better
"Great for quick chats up to full organisation video conferences, an all round product"

What are the best apps for college students?

Braxton Huff 🙌🏻Creator traveling the world 🙌🏻
GitHub Student Developer Pack - The best developer tools, free for students.
"This equips a students to bootstrap their development project from scratch till production with all the tools necessary"
Grammarly - Clear, effective, mistake-free writing.
"Invaluable when writing anything from essays to emails to professional resumes"
Setapp - Get 100+ curated Mac apps in a single subscription.
"Disclaimer: I work as a PM in Setapp so my opinion might be biased. Setapp is a single subscription for 83 amazing Mac apps with a total … See more
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